It will be interesting to see what happens to Tiger Woods in the wake of his DUI arrest on Monday in Florida.
Sports columnists are saying the legendary golfer truly has hit bottom with this latest fiasco, which resulted in an evocative mug shot issued by authorities in Jupiter (in Palm Beach County, north of Miami).
A spokeswoman for Jupiter Police said Woods was pulled over about 3 a.m. Monday, booked into jail at 7:18 a.m. and released at 10:50 a.m. No other details were revealed.
The Sun Sentinel newspaper in Florida reported that the winner of 14 major championships had planned to play in the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens in February and backed out due to back issues, and recent surgery.
It was a contrast to a happy Palm Beach tourism video campaign Woods appeared in last year — along with Jack Nicklaus, Ernie Els, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Camilo Villegas and Daniel Berger.
Monday’s incident recalls his infamous crash after Thanksgiving in 2009, which preceded revelations of numerous extramarital affairs — allegedly with nightclub hostess Rachel Uchitel, waitress Mindy Lawton, porn stars Holly Sampson and Joslyn Jams, exotic dancer Cori Rist and reality show contestant Jaimee Grubbs, says the New York Post.
In 2009, Woods crashed into a fire hydrant and a tree while leaving his mansion around 2:25 a.m.; his wife Elin Nordegren pulled him out of the vehicle, and he was taken to a hospital.
At the time, the highway patrol did not pursue a criminal case. He was ticketed for careless driving, fined $164 and received four points against his license.
ORLANDO’S LOOK-ALIKE GAL PAL
Orlando Bloom seems to have reunited with Katy Perry — but no.
The U.K. Daily Mail posted photos of the actor on a beach in Malibu with a woman in a high-waisted two-piece and vintage sunglasses reminiscent of the pop star, then went on to speculate that the mystery woman could be Katy’s DJ pal Mia Moretti.
BIG PIG CONTEST
Cochon555, the annual contest billed as “five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers, five somms and five barkeeps … for one charity,” is slated for 5 p.m. June 4 at Magnolia Brewing Company; chefs Jordan Keao (‘āina), Eric Nyeste (Smokestack), Tommy Halvorson (Serpentine), Chandler Diehl (Piccino) and Trevor Ogden (Park Tavern) will face off preparing barbecue, accompanied by snacks and drinks. The benefactor is Piggy Bank, which is dedicated to open access agriculture to benefit small family farms.
S.F. Giant Christian Arroyo is 22. … Singer Cee Lo Green is 42. … Singer-actress Idina Menzel is 46. … Guitarist Tom Morello of Audioslave and Rage Against The Machine is 53…. Singer Wynonna Judd is 53. Guitarist Tom Morello of Audioslave and Rage Against The Machine is 53.